mack daddy


slang : a conspicuously successful pimp
slang : a slick womanizer
slang : one that is the best

Examples of mack daddy in a Sentence

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Word History


argot mac, mack pimp, probably short for obsolete argot mackerel, from Middle English makerel, from Anglo-French makerelle procuress, ultimately from Middle Dutch mākelaer broker

First Known Use

1964, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of mack daddy was in 1964

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“Mack daddy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

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